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Physiology degrees abroad

Physiology is the academic study of bodily functions. Cells, tissues, organs, and systems are put under the microscope so that students can piece together the intricate workings of the whole body.

As a physiology student, you’ll build a solid understanding of physiological processes and principles. Taking classes in areas like cell biology, biochemistry, and nutrition will prepare you for an array of scientific careers. You’ll also examine how the body responds to injury and disease, and evaluate the effectiveness of contemporary medicine.

Studying abroad is a terrific opportunity to gain a top-notch education while traveling the world. You’ll see the fascinating physiological research that’s taking place across the globe, and will have the chance to learn from renowned international experts.

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Physiology program structure

Bachelor’s degrees in physiology last a minimum of three years, but some may require four years of full-time study. Lots of BSc programs encourage students to complete placements years as part of their course. These are a valuable way to gain industry experience and sample future careers.

Undergraduate programs in the US follow the four-year liberal arts model. Before opting to major in physiology, you’ll be expected to take two years of general education classes.

Master’s degrees in physiology are widely available and are a great option for students hoping to launch a career in teaching or research. You’ll narrow your focus and specialize in a particular branch of physiology over one or two years.

If you’re interested in conducting your own academic research or earning a lectureship, you’ll probably need to consider pursuing a PhD. Doctorate degrees normally take between four and six years to complete.

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, and laboratory sessions. Module offerings differ between universities, so no two programs will be identical. However, most courses will cover these fundamentals:

  • Molecules and cells
  • Genetics and evolution
  • The immune system
  • Cell signaling in health and disease
  • Endocrinology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology
  • Experimental and quantitative skills for physiologists

Types of physiology degrees

Physiology study abroad programs

Physiology undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in physiology

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    Biological Sciences: Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior (Tempe Campus) - BS Arizona State University (in partnership with Kaplan International), USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    32,760 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,760 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Biological Sciences: Physiology - BSc DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    43,665 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 43,665 USD

    Start date
    September
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    Biological Sciences: Physiology (STEM) - BS California State University, East Bay, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,509 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,509 USD

    Start date
    January
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    Biology: Cell Biology & Physiology - BA/BSc University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    19,436 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,436 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Biology: Molecular Cell Biology and Physiology - BSc California State University, Long Beach, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,392 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,392 USD

    Start date
    January
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Associate in physiology

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    Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology - ASOT Lane Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
    Show program overview about Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology

Physiology graduate programs

Master's in physiology

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    Human Performance: Health and Wellness Promotion - MSc McNeese State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,075 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,075 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Physiology - MSc University of Alberta, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,351 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,410 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Medicine/Physiology - Dual MD/MSc St. George's University, Grenada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    75,298 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 75,298 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    Nutrition and Human Performance (Independence Campus) - MSc Graceland University, USA
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    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    20 months
    Annual tuition fee
    7,914 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,914 USD

    Start date
    September
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    Physiology - MSc McGill University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,439 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 19,728 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
    Show program overview about Physiology (M.Sc.)

Doctorate in physiology

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    Human Performance - PhD Middle Tennessee State University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    26,172 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,172 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Physiology and Pathophysiology - PhD University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,484 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,859 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Diploma in physiology

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    Science and Technology: Physiology - PGDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    25,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 40,870 NZD

    Start date
    November, February, July
    Show program overview about Science and Technology: Physiology

Future physiology careers

As a physiology graduate, you’ll have an array of fascinating and fulfilling career opportunities at your fingertips.

You could apply your problem-solving, analytical, and research skills to roles in academia, research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and healthcare. Here are just a few of the positions you’d be ready to excel in:

  • Biomedical scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Clinical research associate
  • Research scientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Teacher
  • Science writer

If you’re looking to add some extra sparkle to your resume, consider participating in some relevant work experience. Your university’s career advisors can help you land placements and internships in clinical, educational, and research settings.